WHEN: Sunday March 25, 2012, 3:00-7:30pm
WHERE: Bethany Community Church, 1388 Third Street, St. Catharines ON
The Main Session: A multimedia presentation consisting of spoken word and live music that includes an overview of modern slavery as it exists today, the story of Not For Sale and abolitionists around the world, where the abolitionist movement is headed, a look at the many tangible action steps designed to equip and empower your community and opportunities for interactive engagement with NFS representatives at the close of event.
The Free2Work Workshop: Designed to provide participants with a stronger understanding of the complexities that surround forced labour and supply chains. The workshop will also highlight the profound role we all can play, as consumers, simply by the way we shop.
The Social Entrepreneurship Workshop: Focuses on the innovative work Not For Sale is undertaking around the world through the implementation of social enterprise models. This session will give participants a clearer understanding of why economic justice means social justice.
The Faith Based Activism Workshop: Looks at the intersection of faith and social justice. The workshop will also explore the history of faith inspired activism, people whose spiritual conscience turned their calling and used their gifts into social justice movements.
Cost is $20/person in advance or $25/person at the door. For tickets contact Jennelle or Ziggy Duerksen at 905-685-4062 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Half an hour will be allotted for BYO supper. The rating for this event is G – suitable for all.
One Voice One Hope Conference
WHERE: London, ON
Professional Development Day for Law Enforcement, NGO’s, Service Providers and interested parties. Featured presenteers include MP Joy Smith, Natasha Falle-Sex Trade 101, International Justice Mission, Sister Sue Wilson- Sisters of St. Joseph, Dee- a survivor, law enforcement & other experts. Cost $40 with catered lunch. $25 for students & seniors.
Human Trafficking Awareness Day – open to the public. Learn about all forms of human trafficking and what we can do about it. Speakers include MP Joy Smith, Crime Stoppers, International Justice Mission, Dee- a survivor, Natasha Falle-Sex Trade 101 & others. Admission is FREE with donations accepted. Continental breakfast provided.
For those of you attending our workshop this weekend at the TrueCity Conference, we are very excited to meet you and hope to give you some ideas on how you can take part in the abolitionist movement!